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a major impact on the environment. pollution of all sorts began to show up in the air, water, and on land. in turn, the environment began to have an impact on us. nightly newscasts and morning papers are filled with stories about ozone depletion, water and air pollution, and toxic waste in our neighborhoods. while these problems may seem not to affect us personally, we cannot ignore the health hazards that come with living on an interconnected planet. the environment is a crucial factor in the health of each of us. if the environment is not healthy, there is no way we can truly call ourselves healthy. persistent efforts and regulation over the last few decades have greatly reduced environmental pollution. ib: our rivers don't catch on fire anymore. persistent efforts and regulation over the last few decades we don't have big, black plumes in most communities in america. we don't see slicks going down the great lakes. so people believe, because they don't see it, that, somehow, we're in a better state now than we ever were before, and the truth is, that all we've done is cosmetic surgery.
to encouraging stewardship of the environment, land conservation, watershed protection and eliminating harmful chemicals. additional funding provided by: the colcom foundation. the wallace genetic foundation and by the charles a. frueauff foundation. >> this week on "to the contrary" first, is affirmative action still necessary? then, latina voter turnout and behind the headlines: women who lead drug cartels. hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to to the contrary, a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, the supreme court and affirmative action. next week justices will hear arguments in an affirmative action case that could change admissions policies at public colleges and universities. it marks the first time the supreme court will address the topic in nearly a decade. fisher v. university of texas at austin involves a white student, abigail fisher, who was denied admission in 2008. it challenges the constitutionality of using race as a factor in admissions decisions. fisher argues the university's race-conscious policy violated her civil and constitutional righ
in high risk environment on a daily basis. in trying to weigh the risk insecurity -- is a difficult challenge. especially in a budgeted environment. host: if you want to ask and questions about what happened there and what is happening currently call us -- the new york times has this when it comes to security. the rate the ghost of the shooting that hung over benghazi, they had discussed black water stall on the contractors from flooding into the country. talk about that. especially the light of contractors involved. guest: we need to remember that in each of these countries, we are there, working closely with our host nation partner. we need to abide by their rules. what kind of weapons can our security forces carry? whether their private contractors or united states government forces, when it to abide by but the libyans want us to do. when you are not allowed to use private security, we have to make up with that in some other way. we cannot do that with host nation of forces. the libyans wanted to support us, but the lack the capability. and that means that these 30 than relies on
of identifying risky practices that might contaminate the environment or expose workers to high risk, health and safety issues? whistleblowing protection is critical, especially for facilities like the los alamos national laboratory, because of the nature of the work that is done and the kind of materials they work with. >> will take a break and come back. we will be joined also by a guest from the navajo dine nation, to talk about the uranium mines and what happens when they are closed. our guests are chuck montaÑo, former inspector here at the lab who became a whistleblower, and jay coghlan, executive director of nuclear watched mexico. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from los alamos, new mexico. this state is home to the navajo nation. for decades, they fought uranium mining on their land despite a mining moratorium on the troubled property, the company hydro resources ink is seeking approval to mine near the towns of crownpoint and church rock. uranium has been mined here for mo
reimburse the states that have spent money to clean up the environment. only one state in the gulf coast has spent enough money to demand reimbursement from cleaning up the environment, which is louisiana. the other states, texas, alabama, mississippi, they also want money from the feds. my guess is that the feds will distribute that money to the states and will collect a lot of money from b.p., somewhere closer to the $20 billion and this case will be over. >>shepard: over and done with, that is it and b.p. can go on and make more billions. >>judge napolitano: what you said at the outset is significant because the people who received money from b.p. agreed never to sue it again for anything having to do with this. they didn't know that there might be another spill or another sheen coming from the original spill. they will not be able to sue for damages from that. >>shepard: stand by for news. judge napolitano, thank you. >> we are in politics land in kentucky and we will show you the latest polls on the race for the president mechanic -- neck and neck across the nation. and erin will join u
insulated in this environment, they're going after a high income consumer with a decent value proposition. >> michael, obviously gas prices are a real factor here, they tend to sell at a loss, it affected the quarter, this quarter. is it your view that will continue to be at least an influence on results in 2013? >> yeah, that's the thing that oftentimes investors don't recognize that gas does influence costco. oftentimes they strip it out when they're talking a little bit about, when they're talking about what their earnings look like. i think it will be under pressure, although it's hard for me to imagine gas at $5 a gallon doesn't have more downside than upside and a quick comment, if i was unclear, i completely agree with the other guest. i think they are going after a high-end consumer that is trading down, as i think melissa correctly pointed out. they're going for nordstrom's consumer, looking to be more efficient. >> and yet at the same time, michael, just to ram home that valuation point, it's twice as expensive as for example target or walmart in terms of what you're paying for
to be thrown into the chaotic, swirling environment of a dense neighborhood in jakarta, indonesia, not knowing the language, not knowing anything, looking a little different. he had to fend for himself. every step along the way, there was some aspect, deep aspect of him where he was alone. >> narrator: then, when he was ten, his mother sent him to hawaii to live with his grandparents. >> i think it's natural to assume that your father be absent, then form a relationship with your stepfather, and then be separated from him and be separated from your mother and go live with your grandparents who at that point you don't really know that well... it must have been profoundly unsettling. >> his early life is a constant stream of people leaving, of him being left. his mother, his father, his grandparents constantly moving. his whole life is really a, sort of a classic search for home. >> narrator: they lived in a small two-bedroom high-rise apartment in honolulu. >> his grandfather was a heavy drinker. what surprised me as i was researching my book was actually the president himself telling me that h
to reverse that and saying we're in an environment where banks need to lend. it's a very, very small area. it's only on new loans and the funding scheme. it's not across the board. >> if this is happening at the same time that those implementations are starting to happen, does it matter? is that a significant counter to what the individual countries may be trying to achieve? >> i think it's a contradiction between what basel 3 is trying to achieve the next three years and what the rural economies particularly in europe need. >> which is what andy said -- >> it's an interesting conversation. >> we started off on the wrong point because the good times banks boosting, and in the bad times they are able to relax. but we have got to get to the right capital levels to begin with. >> it's a bit like the inflation theme. maybe a little bit of inflation isn't so harmful to us all. suddenly we don't need an inflation target that's too strict. going to have a little bit of inflation. >> just looking at the bank of england's record, i don't think we have a strict inflation -- not strict in the sense we f
. it is the excessive regulation, it's the excessive costs that they face and it's the uncertain economic environment. and we talked before, uncertainty that's holding consumers back from spending and holding business owners back from being able to invest in their business, and there's no permanence in the tax code and there's no clear path for the future and there's a mountain of debt facing us, so it's not just one thing. if it's one thing, it would be an easy fix, it's a whole host of things, and that's what's creating this environment where small business owners and big business owners alike are really hungry for change. stuart: all right, carol roth, you're in chicago and come and see us again soon in new york city, we'll be waiting for you, thank you very much, carol. >> got it. it's 9:49. your gold report. where are we? i've been away for a couple of days and we're still at the high level. not quite at 1800, 1767. the new york yankees pulled off a victory last night by benching a guy and putting in a guy making a fraction of the money. does it prove once and for all that money doesn't buy you
many signs. the austrian accord, big supporters of the environment. think about the amount of paper that was wasted when we drafted the oslo accord. thousands of papers. but today we come and we speak with the palestinian leadership about the oslo accord, well, it is written, so what? for example, [inaudible] a holy site for jews in an in accordance to the oslo accord were supposed to go there whenever we want pray, that we cannot go there. it's not safe for jews, cannot go to date and pray at the tomb of jordan. so it is written in the oslo accords. i don't want to another accord and another ceremony at the white house. i don't believe in it. i want to get to the point where there will be real peace with real partner, and still we'll get to that point we will have to manage the conflict. i want to sum up and tell you that the book is very straight. i didn't hide, and some of my colleagues in the parliament told me, you're making a mistake because if you buy something out in the book and you are young relatively, what will happen in two years? people will go back and tell you, your
holder today praised the libyan government's response. it's a challenging environment in which to operate but i think we have done pretty well given the circumstances in which we find ourselves and we found ourselves able to move about and do the things that we have wanted to do because of the assistance we've gotten from the libyan government as well as from some of our other allies >> sreenivasan: a u.s. house committee holds a hearing tomorrow on the consulate attack. in pakistan, a taliban gunman shot and wounded a 14-year-old activist known for promoting girls' education. malala yousufzai was hit in the head and neck during the attack in the swat valley region. doctors said the wounds were not life-threatening. yousufzai spoke out on girls' education at a u.n. children's assembly last year. the taliban called her work "an obscenity" in a statement claiming responsibility for the attack. one out of every eight people on earth is going hungry, according to a u.n. report today. that comes to 870 million people, but it's far below the figure of one billion announced in 2009. the u.n. foo
is an important step. because you know you're coming home. you are going to back -- to a very healthy environment again. because you have been in a hostile environment for so many hours. >> reporter: the heart stopping return to earth could take 5:30 minutes. after years of skydiving, he promises this jump will be his last. >> in more ways than one, maybe. >> yes. ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> hate to be the bearer of bad news here to start off "the skinn skinny", but kind of a long-term hollywood marriage unexpectedly headed toward split tsville. danny devito and rhea perlman are done after 30 years of marriage. and danny devito, star of "taxi" and how many movies, rhea perlman starred as carla the feisty waitress on "cheers" many years ago. have decided after 30 years they're going their separate ways. devito's spokesman confirmed the split. but did not really say why. some speculation, crazy work schedules for something else. so far no real reasons why they're going their separate ways. kind of sad to hear that kind of news. you are used to marriages busting up, four, five, six years, normal in
: coming up on "fox and friends" from water and environment friendly plants what if we told you it was a myth. our next guest said he can prove it? >> brian: romney cutting funding to big bird. but what if it took millions to create jobs and only created two, barely two? ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp
environment, you will find this layer of chert. it's in all colors, purple, green, red, blue. it's a beautiful rock. . >> one thing i wanted to ask you, the review in the paper recently on sunday said that your book is different from all the other books about the anastazi because you brought out some of the non-flattering parts of their culture like violence. how did you conclude that they were a violent culture? . >> well, i didn't necessarily conclude they were a violent culture, i just concluded there was violence in their culture. the evidence is very clear where you find masker sites, where every place you drop a trench there are bodies, unburied bodies missing their heads, in some cases where there will be a head in one room and you can match it up to the body which is in another room 100 yards away and they didn't just end up there; somebody took the head off. and there will be places where it's all femurs, all gathered together. and places where it's obviously some kind of warfare event where people are all huddled into one spot and they have all been burned there. the record is very c
into politics out of an ideological background, maybe the academic environment or a writer or some people come out of a practical background. he comes out of a practical business background. the reason i like him as president, this is what we need right now, a practical man. i think president obama is overwhelmed by too much ideology too often and can't see his way through it. i think he has an unrealistic view of the islamic extremist movement. i think it's almost like a fantasy world about it. >> mayor rudy giuliani, good to see you. thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> convicted child sex abuser jerry sandusky is saying in his own words that he didn't do it. a sentencing hearing is now under way in bellefonte, pennsylvania, for the former penn state assistant football coach. armen keteyian file this had report before heading inside the courtroom. >> reporter: jerry sandusky is now inside courtroom number two. just under a little three months ago, he was convicted on 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young boys. he is expected to do what he did not do at his trial, to stand up and profess
bain is doing is that totally egregious given the environment, but we don't know they're doing it before. i think it cuts against this image of bain as this analyzing the really getting in bed with the russian government. i also thought if you look at the things -- go ahead. >> no, just wrap up as quickly as you can. >> if you look at what the bain employees say, they do not have a whole lot of remorse about getting involved with tobacco but some do feel bad about getting involved with the privatization swindle. they think, this may have been something we should not have done. >> zach carter, thank you for being with this, senior political economy reporter at the huffington post. his latest article, co-written by jason cherkis, "mitt romney's bain made millions on big tobacco in u.s., russia." when we come back, we will find out why thousands of workers at foxconn in china walked out as the or making -- as they were making the iphone5. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman in santa fe, new mexico
the economy in an environment, it's difficult to reduce expenses because a lot of expenses of liquids and economic situation that one related to unemployment benefits. in terms of the financial sector, we have to address a problem of pressure, sending, a problem of capacity and a problem of governance and transparency. most of this issue aren't linked with the savings banks. by definition, they were operating with a degree of concentration with real estate, but there's a lot of albums for these things. in terms of funding, there was working with a stronger to touchÉ and with the capacity in the course of 10 minutes a weaker segment of the sector was much more effective to as a problem throughout the system overcapacity. this is at the overcapacity in the spanish financial site are we'll be in the region of 30%. in this problem is going to be address because as a result of the injection of private sector money, the process is going to take in terms of their restructuring of the sector and is going to alter banks that have been the objects of private sector money injection to restructu
-rich environment and i think he should take the targets. >> what kind of vibe do you expect? >> aggressive biden. >> shameless plugs? >> i'm going to plug eli lake, all over this libya story. >> yes, he has. >> another one today on information that e-mails come paining about the security of the embassy there. he's a must read every day. >> security situation and all fingers point to the state department. >> i'm going to be original and plug dean progress at 150,000 -- 160,000 followers and hoping for to 0,000. >> twitter? >> yes. i'm on twitter. on twitter. >> help you with the plug. >> issues week of "the washington post" every day we're doing a big take-out two pages on the differences between the candidates on the issues. >> today is? >> economy. >> thank you very much. that's it for this edition of "the daily rundown. "tomorrow, four weeks until election day and another way to show off bells and whistles but we have something new. the new decision act. bye-bye. >>> this is your business travel forecast. chilly air will continue to sit there and with sunshine in the afternoon. still only in t
. not in an environment where posts should to normalize operations. in a rare interview, former c.i.a. director told fox the dots were there and they were connected, but there was a failure to act. >> when somebody tells me a couple of hundred times a year that i don't have a safe situation in my consulate or my embassy, i've got to do better than saying sorry, we can't help you. >> along with nordstrom, the state department manager who signed off on a waiver which meant the consulate was exempt from specific physical security standards is also testifying wednesday. >> shep: we're hearing more about surveillance video from that compound. >> fox is told that there is a security camera video, but it is, quote, limited and it comes from the consulate after republican senator bob corker, who was in libya, confirmed details of video to the "washington post." the attorney general suggested caution. >> people in congress be a little mindful of the fact there is an ongoing investigation and not reveal anything that might compromise our law enforcement investigation. >> new details confirmed by fox showed the at
of environment as he could. >> reporter: and who did this tragic past belong to? joe said the wealthy salesman told him his name was harvey morrow. harvey was quite chatty with joe, but one thing harvey didn't know, joe, his attentive audience, was a former police officer. and harvey's amazing story made joe's antennae buzz a little. >> the more he would talk about the loss of his wife and his boat, the more intrigued i became. >> reporter: so on his way home that night, joe took a little detour, drove by the hotel where harvey said he was staying. >> and when i drove by, i didn't find his suv at that location that he said, which i didn't think suspicious at the time. but i still, for whatever reason, drove around to see a few other hotels or motels to see if i found his vehicle. and i located his vehicle at a place called imperial inn. >> reporter: why would harvey lie about something as benign as where he was staying? when joe got home that night, he went straight to his office and turned on the computer. >> i entered harvey morrow's name on google, and i was surprised at what i had found. >
to bring vocational education back to the schools. we need to start creating an environment in our schools where the child is not on an educational path for college, they are on the path for vocational training and have a chance to have a solid life with education. we need to empower classrooms and redirect some of the dollars out of the administration in the classroom. >> thank you for the question. other than public safety, there is nothing that the state does that is more important than educating our kids. we have made great progress in a recent years. graduation rates are up, test scores are up. but we have a long way to go. 20% of our schools got a great of -- grade of c or lower. there is nothing that can't be fixed if we give parents more choices and the teachers more freedom to teach. i agree with my competitors and say that in addition to the aspect of our road map, that called for greater emphasis on math and reading, i think the time has come when the priority for every high school in indiana again, we lay out a road map. >> thirty second rebuttals. >> any changes will have to
. >> you can't have success in a controlled environment, how can you be confident you can control it in a place like the arctic? >> well, first of all, we were working on this. this is why we were testing the containment zone to begin with, and we were looking at it really as a -- it is a serial number one piece of equipment so the work we're doing is really working to work all the bugs out of the problems before we bring it up to the arctic. shell has already spent $5 billion just to get to this point, and they're not entirely sure what they'll find down there. they believe that as much as 20% of america's future oil needs could be below the sea floor where i'm standing. >> we've got 275 leases. it's about equal to our position in the gulf of mexico. we are optimistic, but everything before a drill bit is really just optimism. we have to drill this. >> next summer,hell says, it's all systems go. all its clean-up vessels ready for arctic deployment. today an expensive dress rehearsal for what shell insists is a major productio ahead. >>> miguel marquez joining us now. miguel, you
diplomatic mission and described benghazi as, quote, not an environment where posts should be directed to normale operations and reduce security sours inccore th a tial tab ecl fscum left libya in august, a few weeks before the attack, and the state department so far is saying they never heard anyone on the ground ask for that team to stay longer. t the leader of that team, eunantolon aw w gu thi to orafheiv in libya in february, there was pressure from the state department to reduce the amount of security. we'll hear more from him today since he is scheduled to testify as well. yovecoupu dno ahead of time? security concerns. people coming forward with no ax to grind, just fac to get out sayi security was denied. others saying i knew it was a terrorist attack. others saying now seems like indu, t ism e. g t a dynamic situation today and the aftermath tonight, tomorrow and the next day, everyone looks to save their careers. >> gretchen: the foreign policy debate october 22 between mitt romney and barak obama, may be the first time we hr the thcoident responding tony of at and-n rasmuss
natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>> bottom of the hour now. welcome back, everyone. i'm randi kaye. here are a few stories we're watching this morning. new developments in that shooting that killed a u.s. border patrol agent. the fbi now thinks he may have died by friendly fire. 30-year-old nicholas ivie was shot and killed this week in arizona. originally officials said ivie and his colleague, wounded in the incident, came under fire after responding to a sensor that went off, but authorities say the only shell casings found at the scene were those belonging to the agents. >>> ivie is the third border patrol agent killed in the line of duty this year now. >>> an amb
to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. jenna: right now new information on a few crime stories we're keeping an eye on for you here on "happening now." a jury trial is set to begin for a vermont woman texting while driving and hurting a pedestrian. she pleaded not guilty to grossly negligent operation of a motor vehicle vehicle. she "florida face to face"s up to 15 years in prison. that is many some of the reason we're watching this case and outcome of it all. >>> an ohio teen is headed to trial charged in a deadly screen to lure victims with phony craig's list job offers. jury selection begins for 17-year-old brogan rafferty. he and another man lured and eventually killed three victims. he faces life
will compete for the best talents. we have the best environment for that talent. >> energy and then campaign finance. >> you are looking at california right now. their massive increases in the costs. when consumers are paying for gasoline, they're not able to purchase their basic commodities every day. what is happening? governor brown is proposing a relaxation of regulation that impact energy industry. that is clearly a concession that regulation drives the costs of energy. we need to have the same focus of discussion in washington. what is happening in california can happen -- >> i heard about that happening in hawaii. >> if you have a stool with two legs, it will fall over. look at what the canadians did with their cash cow. we can do spending, taxes, and energy with our cash cow. >> tom, you think this will happen with the makeup of the government we have today? >> i think when people figure out there is a big chunk of change and there is a debate of people trying to protect entitlements and those trying to kill energy, who are you going to bet on? -- it will save as much as 50 cents per
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